Detroit Organizing Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time

Published

08/29/2018

Address

2211 East Jefferson Avenue
3rd Floor
Detroit
Michigan
48207
United States

Description

SEIU Local 1 has been on the cutting edge of building the power of low-wage workers in service industries and fighting for economic, racial, immigrant, and environmental justice! We are now hiring an Organizing Coordinator in Detroit to assist Local 1 in organizing new members within its jurisdiction and to directly assist the Director of Organizing with the day–to–day operations.



DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

●      Managing and leading teams of staff and members to carry out campaign plans.

●      Writing and implementing individual staff development plans.

●      Leading staff by example, setting high standards of performance and holding organizers accountable to results.

●      Creating and managing winning campaigns in coordination with the appropriate departments and union officers.

●      Developing campaign plans for multiple companies, regions, and staff teams.

●      Developing campaign messages, and implementing plans with community allies.

●      Articulating a positive vision of the project and of the union.

●      Participating in creating the overall plan to move the union forward.



JOB QUALIFICATIONS

●      Bachelor’s degree in Labor Relations, Economics, Political Science or equivalent work experience.

●      At least five (5) years of experience developing and overseeing large field campaigns and managing teams of organizers.

●      Excellent oral and written advocacy skills, including public speaking experience.

●      A demonstrated commitment to social justice.

●      Willingness to travel, work long, irregular hours, nights, and weekends.

●      Proficiency in Microsoft Office, desktop publishing, and database software.

●      The ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds.

●      Fluency in a second language is a plus.

●      A car and a valid driver’s license are required.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

http://seiu1.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2kqigc7gnvt

Submit your cover letter and resume at http://seiu1.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2kqigc7gnvt


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